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My art from PAX

Posted 10-01-2008 at 11:08 AM by Bone
I didn't paint on my DS very much at PAX '08, but here are the two things I liked enough to keep.



Jonathan Coulton, of course. I painted this during his awesome set. There is a lack of detail but I feel like I got the gist of JoCo.



I started this one while standing in line to play Left4Dead. I imagined an upper-class zombie getting all dressed up for his portrait before eating the artist's brains. Maybe his name could be Eton Z. Brainsworth the IIIrd. I like the little details like the ripped tie, shredded ear and his rotten half-grin.
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Wow, these are fantastic! Great work.
Posted 10-01-2008 at 04:43 PM by
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At least the zombie doesn't look like Hitler like he did at first.
Posted 10-01-2008 at 05:09 PM by Rogue_hunter Rogue_hunter is offline
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Thanks Mags! I'm going to try and paint a lot more and make this a regular (at least weekly) thing. Hopefully redirect my career back to art like I originally planned.
Posted 10-01-2008 at 05:11 PM by Bone Bone is offline
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Yeah, Rogue, that was really weird. The nose-holes just took forever to get looking right. I finished the tie after I got home from PAX, but I think it pulls the whole suit together
Posted 10-01-2008 at 05:13 PM by Bone Bone is offline
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You have to the pic of the wang-o-saurus you drew in picto-chat.
Posted 10-02-2008 at 07:11 AM by AniAko AniAko is offline
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You took that pic right? I'm lazy, can you send me a link to that in your Flickr? Thanks man. I do intend to add the wangasaurus.
Posted 10-02-2008 at 09:26 AM by Bone Bone is offline
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Great work. I didn't know that the DS was that capable in the right hands. Not mine of course.
Posted 10-03-2008 at 09:45 AM by SPBTooL SPBTooL is offline
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Thanks SPB. I'm constantly trying to improve my skills as well as master the quirks of painting on the DS.
Posted 10-03-2008 at 11:50 AM by Bone Bone is offline
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Wait, you can paint on the DS? Thats....thats awsome. I was wondering how you managed to sneak a full set of oils into PAX.
Posted 10-05-2008 at 04:33 PM by Scaryfaced Scaryfaced is offline
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@Scaryfaced: he had to sneak it all in very uncomfortable places, like the back of a Volkswagen.
Posted 10-05-2008 at 04:37 PM by Rogue_hunter Rogue_hunter is offline
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Like the back of a Volkswagen indeed. Yep, Scary, there is a homebrew application for the DS called "Colors!" that allows you to paint pretty well, a lot like a Wacom tablet. It's my favorite "game" on the DS so far.
Posted 10-06-2008 at 08:19 AM by Bone Bone is offline
 
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